[openstack-announce] [OSSA 2013-035] Heat ReST API doesn't respect tenant scoping (CVE-2013-6428)

Jeremy Stanley jeremy at openstack.org
Wed Dec 11 15:52:16 UTC 2013

OpenStack Security Advisory: 2013-035
CVE: CVE-2013-6428
Date: December 11, 2013
Title: Heat ReST API doesn't respect tenant scoping
Reporter: Steven Hardy (Red Hat)
Products: Heat
Affects: All supported releases

Steven Hardy from Red Hat reported a vulnerability in the Heat ReST
API. By changing the request path, an authenticated client may
override their tenant scope resulting in privilege escalation. Only
setups exposing the Heat orchestration ReST interface are affected.

Icehouse (development branch) fix:

Havana fix:

This fix will be included in the icehouse-2 development milestone
and in a future 2013.2.1 release.


Jeremy Stanley
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team
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